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    • Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program 

      Brett, Kelsey; Martin, Lisa (2016-04-21)
      Presented the planning and results of an employee wellness program at the University of Houston Libraries. The wellness program included a walking challenge, a lunch and learn series, and the purchase of a treadmill desk ...
    • Water Coning: A Mitigation Investigation 

      Acosta, Christopher (2018)
      This undergraduate level research covers an analysis in the reservoir phenomenon known as water conning. The question being explored is if there exist a scenario where a dual well completion versus a single well completion ...
    • Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2009)
      The article reviews the book "Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional," edited by Jenny Craven.
    • Web-based intervention to change perceived norms of college student alcohol use and sexual behavior on Spring Break 

      Patrick, Megan E.; Lee, Christine M.; Neighbors, Clayton (Addictive Behaviors, 2014-03)
      The purpose of the present study was to evaluate an adapted web-based multi-component personalized feedback intervention to reduce college student alcohol use and risky sexual behavior during Spring Break. This is one of ...
    • Web-Scale Discovery: Post Implementation 

      Vacek, Rachel; Guajardo, Richard (2012-04-20)
      Discovery services provide users a single search box to access a library’s entire preindexed collection. Representatives from two academic libraries serving different user populations will discuss marketing, instructing ...
    • Weeding QA 

      Warren, Mea (2016-06-12)
      The QA call number range at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston physical collection was in dire need of weeding and curating. Since there had been no prior weeding done at the library, the weeding began ...
    • What is a Clear Picture? Human Sensitivity to Noise in Natural Images. 

      Potthast, Markus (2018)
      This study examines the neurological underpinnings that are responsible for human's perceptions of clarity, through the identification and classification of various image features that influence this perception. A total ...
    • What Recent Academic Studies Say About Compensation Design 

      Werner, Steve; Werner, Naomi K. (Workspan, 2012-08)
    • What's In Your Soil: Investigation of Pathogenic CDI in Soil 

      Al Ameri, May; McPherson, Jacob; Lancaster, Chris; Alam, Jahangair (2017)
      Clostridium deficile (CD) is anaerobic bacteria that consider as a normal intestinal micro flora. It is the primary cause of nosocomial diarrhea in industrialized countries. We herein hypothesized that fecal contamination ...
    • Wheelchair Rugby Practitioners Perspectives on Academic Research 

      Bustos, Veronica; Rosales, Cinthia (2017)
      Marketing research in able-bodied sports is limited (Speed & Thompson, 2000) as well as in disability sports (Shapiro & Pitts, 2014). Athletes believe they are underrepresented by able-bodied researchers (Kitchin, 2000). ...
    • When Policy Opportunity is not Enough: College Access and Enrollment Patterns among Texas Percent Plan Eligible Students 

      Horn, Catherine L.; Flores, Stella M. (Journal of Applied Research on Children, 1/1/2012)
      In 1998, Texas initiated a bold new statewide university admission policy aimed at increasing college access for traditionally underserved students in the state. House Bill 588 (known as the Texas Top 10 Percent Plan (TTPP)) ...
    • Where is Spirituality in Social Work? 

      Baldwin, Tamika C.; Vaughn, Janet N.; Cotton, Candace M.; Vakalahi, Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2014)
      This article is a critical analysis of the existing literature on spirituality in the profession of social work. The NASW Code of Ethics (2003) and CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (2008) acknowledge the ...
    • Whither Palliative Home Care Interventions for Alzheimer’s Disease? 

      Cabin, William D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      Alzheimer’s disease is a major and increasing cause of illness and death in the United States, imposing significant social, economic, and psychological burdens on patients and their caregivers (Federal Interagency Forum ...
    • Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-01-12)
      Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
    • Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders 

      Dennis, Maureen; Francis, David J.; Cirino, Paul T.; Schachar, Russell; Barnes, Marcia A.; Fletcher, Jack M. (Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2009-05)
      IQ scores are volatile indices of global functional outcome, the final common path of an individual's genes, biology, cognition, education, and experiences. In studying neurocognitive outcomes in children with neurodevelopmental ...
    • (Why) Should Social Work Be Concerned About First-Generation College Students? 

      Cunningham, Miranda (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2015)
      This article presents an argument for attention to the experiences of first-generation college students in the context of social work. The needs of first-generation college students are explored as well as their strengths ...
    • Will Burns 

      Burns, Will (2014-09-17)
      Will Burns (PhD, Fiction) received his BA from the University of Arkansas and his MFA from The New School in NYC. He is a part- time chess instructor and used to be a cashier. His car broke down while moving to Houston. ...
    • Will History Repeat Itself? An Overview of the Development of Knowledge for the Professional Social Worker 

      Lloyd, Margaret H. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2013)
      The Industrial Revolution transformed the social, economic, political and intellectual landscape of the United States. This transformation also manifested in a philosophical shift within social work practice, eventually ...
    • Will the Real Internet Please Stand Up? 

      Caplan, Priscilla (The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1997)
      Discusses problems with the current Internet and describes new Internet developments. Topics include Internet2, which is being developed for innovative high performance computing applications for member universities and ...
    • Willy Joel 

      Thomas, Lauren (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Willy Joel about his experiences during and after Hurricane Harvey. Mr. Joel was interviewed on March 25, 2018, at my home. My interviewee retells his story of how he found out about ...